Hygienist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Hygienist is $32.95 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Hygienist Total Pay (?
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$34,164 - $76,154
(Median)
34K
46K
62K
76K
MEDIAN: $50,420
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Hygienist Total Pay (?
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$23.31 - $44.52
(Median)
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28
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45
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,164 - $76,154  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,909  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,329 - $91,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$23.31 - $44.52  
   
Overtime
$33.90 - $45.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,909  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$47,329 - $91,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Job Description for Hygienist

  • Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Examine patients teeth and gums.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hygienist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Hygienist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$67,000
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 38%
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